EVENT: How Should We Measure Women’s Economic Empowerment? Webinar

See full event information and register here. The terminology describing economic programs for women has changed: actions to ‘empower women economically’ have replaced efforts to ‘increase women’s productivity and incomes.’ But how can we actually measure ‘economic empowerment’? Last November, CGD, in collaboration with Data2X, IDRC and the World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab organized >> Read more

EVENT: Women’s Land Rights in India and the SDGs Webinar

Register here. In partnership with the Center for Land Governance (NRMC) and the WGWLO (The Working Group on Women and Land Ownership), the Land Portal is holding an online discussion on Women’s Land Rights in India in the Context of the SDGs from 30th October – 10th November 2017 and would like to invite you to contribute to the >> Read more

EVENT: ‘Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment: Lessons from South America’ Book Launch

The terminology describing economic programs for women has changed: actions to ‘empower women economically’ have replaced efforts to ‘increase women’s productivity and incomes.’ But how can we actually measure ‘economic empowerment’? Last November, CGD, in collaboration with Data2X, IDRC and the World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab organized a panel discussion on possible measures and >> Read more

EVENT: Can Small-Scale Irrigation Empower Women? Webinar OCT 31

From USAID's Feed the Future Date:  Tuesday, October 31, 2017  Time:  9:30-11:00 am EDT  Location:  Online Can small-scale irrigation empower women? This is one of the critical questions that the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI), led by Texas A&M University, has set out to investigate. Despite the unique needs, roles, and norms that >> Read more

EVENT: Webinar for Gender Roles in Water Scarcity-induced Migration

Please register before 16 October by sending an e-mail to l.thuy@unesco.org providing your name, surname and affiliation. The GEF recognizes gender equality as an important goal in the context of its projects. Based on this, IW:LEARN has included in its fourth cycle a gender sub-component “Promotion of Gender Mainstreaming in the GEF IW Portfolio”, with the scope of achieving >> Read more

EVENT: Brown Bag Lunch on Women’s Land Rights at the World Bank on October 25

The Agriculture Global Practice, the Land Thematic Group and the Gender and Rural Development Community of Practice (GENRD) invite you to join us for a presentation and discussion of IFPRI’s work on Women’s land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: A framework and review of available evidence by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing, Cheryl R. Doss, and Sophie >> Read more

EVENT: Gender mainstreaming in the Participatory Market Chain Approach (PMCA)

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 Time: 3.00 - 4.30 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST) Register for the webinar here. Purpose of webinar This webinar provides an overview of strategies and tools developed to make the “Participatory Market Chain Approach” (PMCA) methodology gender sensitive. The webinar begins with an introduction of the PMCA, explaining its conceptual framework and >> Read more

EVENT: The gender analysis process in Food For Peace development programs: Bridging the gap between consultants and implementing partners

The demand for gender analysis consultants is growing.  Earlier this year, TOPS distributed a survey to consultants and implementing partners to find out what each is seeking and where gaps exist in the gender analysis process.  During this one hour webinar, we will summarize the survey results and share resources to bridge the connection between >> Read more

EVENT: Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is organizing a Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition, which will take place at FAO  on 25 September 2017. The programme of the Forum is attached and further information can be found at this link. The Forum will be webcast and accessible at http://www.fao.org/webcast/en/ During >> Read more

EVENT: IFPRI Annual Retreat Gender Sessions

IFPRI will be hosting their annual retreat next week, and we're happy to announce we have three sessions featuring gender work within IFPRI! 1. Gender and group-based interventions in South Asia            Chair: Agnes Quisumbing              Presenters: Shalini Roy, Kalyani Raghunathan, Berber Kramer Papers §  Transfers, behavior change, communication, and intimate partner violence: Post-program evidence from rural Bangladesh §  Aspirations, investments, and >> Read more